wretchedness

Definitions of wretchedness
  1. noun
    a state of ill-being due to affliction or misfortune
    synonyms: miserableness, misery
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    types:
    concentration camp
    a situation characterized by crowding and extremely harsh conditions
    living death
    a state of constant misery
    suffering, woe
    misery resulting from affliction
    type of:
    ill-being
    lack of prosperity or happiness or health
  2. noun
    the character of being uncomfortable and unpleasant
    “the wretchedness for which these prisons became known”
    “the grey wretchedness of the rain”
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    type of:
    discomfort, uncomfortableness
    the state of being tense and feeling pain
  3. noun
    the quality of being poor and inferior and sorry
    “he has compiled a record second to none in its wretchedness
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    type of:
    inferiority, low quality
    an inferior quality
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